Category 1 Geotechnical Engineer - Tauranga



 Land Development and Engineering (LDE) is a forward-thinking and well-resourced engineering company. We are seeking a Cat 1 Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity to team up with our regional offices to help the local engineers build and grow the geotechnical arm of our BoP business.


With support from a strong chartered team nationally, you will have the tools and autonomy to make this role your own and genuinely contribute to your own future. 


Become a part of our growing team of specialists in geotechnical, civil, environmental, and structural engineering.


In essence, the key purpose of the position is to;

  • Provide leadership and monitoring for the geotechnical team based in Tauranga
  • Undertake senior project review and provide proactive guidance for improved reporting for TCC
  • Undertake analysis and design for key projects, including those of a specialist nature and requiring strong technical input
  • Provide and promote training opportunities for yourself and the team
  • Build client relationships and support local project managers to ensure competitive professional tenders and proposals
  • Provide advice and support to the Managers and Directors
  • Maintain and action the focus and mission of the company


The technical competencies essential to this position are:

  • Being accredited as Category 1 geotechnical engineer or engineering geologist (Cat 2 will be considered) with Tauranga City Council


Personal attributes required include:

  • Being client-focused
  • Enthusiasm and confidence in engineering ability
  • Commercially aware

The benefits of the position are:

  • Exposure to a massive range of projects locally and nationally
  • Business growth will be supported by the management team
  • Warm and sunny base locations, great for your lifestyle
  • A family/friendly work environment
  • An approachable team to share knowledge within the quest for perfection!

Is this your next career move?

If so, email your PDF resume and expression of interest to our HR team at